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Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
up a couple of cents overnight is common, but 20 cents overnight? california gas stations could shatter the all time record average of 4.61 gayle this weekend. fox correspondent -- a gallon this weekend. fox correspondent jerry willis has more. >> reporter: the national average is now $3.79 gayle, the highest ever this time of year -- a gallon, the highest ever this time of year. the city of california has been -- the state of california has been hit hardest. the statewide average hit $4.56 friday. some gas stations now are charging record prices. >> $10 in gas doesn't even give me a 1/4 of a tank. so it's really out of control. it's almost five bucks a gallon. >> i got gas yesterday at 4.69. today i saw this at 5.69. >> reporter: experts say problems at refineries are among the factors causing soaring gas prices in california. a recent fire left one of chevron's largest refineries producing at a reduced capacity, the shortage causing costco to close some stations. there was a power failure at an exxon mobil refinery in southern california. a company spokesman said that refinery
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
really out of control. >> reporter: the official average of california's gas is 4.67 a gallon, the highest on record with many stations above five bucks for regular unleaded. experts blame the increased costs on higher demand, california's strict standards that don't allow for gas imported across state lines and refinery outages which led to decreased supply. the gas spike has politicians scrambling with just four weeks until election day. governor brown has changed california's requirements to the less stringent winter standard to help increase supply. senator dianne feinstein is calling for a federal investigation saying the prices are being manipulated. meantime president palm is here raising money -- president obama is here raising money across the state nearly 4 1/2 years after declaring he would work to solve the energy crisis once and for all. the high prices in california are expected to remain another week to 10 days. when they do come down, they'll be significantly higher than this point last year. across the state there have been a number of reports of thefts with gas pu
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
moved to california, sacramento. he's remarried, has two more children besides the young daughter that lori left behind. he still wears the wedding ring from the marriage to lori. >>> the victims rights foundation is joining forces with the montgomery county church, the county police and the local football and cheer program. they held a prayer vigil for those victims this week. the vigil is thursday, october 4th at 6:30 at the goshen united methodist church in gaithersburg. >>> still ahead if you have a child that wears diapers, you might want to stock up, why there could be a worldwide shortage on the way. >> sue is tracking more rain in the forecast. >> we've got patches of light rain around the area tonight, nothing dampening the spirits of washington at this hour, but there will be a little more tomorrow. throw an umbrella in your car. i'll let you know what to expect as the news edge at 11:00 continues. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your di
Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
california athletes have learned their sons formed what they call a fantasy league for sex. they might not be disciplined by the school. paul chambers explains what's going on. >> it's the home of the high landers and also a controversial organization. say the male varsity football team set up what they call a fantasy shut league. the school has been investigating the league. the school sent a letter home saying >>> also in that letter students say they felt pressured to participate and lacked confidence to overtly stop it and say in some cases alcohol was involved. a letter from the principal said there will be an assembly to address these issues. however, since these matters happened off school grounds no action will be taken. the principal went on to say the letter speaks for itself. it is a matter of teams and parents working together. >>> the news keeps coming tonight. here's bryante
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